Leduc RCMP investigate arson

On Aug. 22, 2016 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Leduc RCMP along with fire and emergency services responded...

  • Mon Aug 22nd, 2016 7:00am
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On Aug. 22, 2016 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Leduc RCMP along with fire and emergency services responded to the corner of 50th street and 50th avenue. A male suspect broke the front window of a business and threw what is believed to be an incendiary device inside starting a fire. The business quickly became fully engulfed and two adjacent businesses were also heavily damaged.  All were unoccupied and nobody was injured. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.

Leduc RCMP and fire investigators continue to investigate the arson and are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the male suspect.

The male suspect is describe as:

  • 5’8″
  • Blue jeans
  • Black overcoat
  • Light grey hoodie

Further information will be provided if available.

If you have information about this incident, please call the Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7267 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stopperswww.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).